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G Suite News 4/2020

17/04/2020

Extending availability of Google Meet advanced features to all customers through September 30, 2020

Last month, Google made our advanced Google Meet video-conferencing capabilities available at no cost to all G Suite Basic, Business, Education, and Nonprofit customers. Google is extending that availability to September 30, 2020, to ensure businesses, organizations, and educators continue their work during this crisis. See our previous post for more details on these features…..

 

Improve email security in Gmail with TLS by default and other new features

Recently, the Google Security blog outlined how the usage of Transport Layer Security (TLS) has grown to more than 96% of all traffic seen by a Chrome browser on Chrome OS. The blog post also highlighted a significant goal: to enable TLS by default for our Google products and services, and to ensure that TLS works out of the box….

 

Important changes to less secure apps and account recovery management in the Admin console

Google is making some updates to how you manage less secure app (LSA) settings and account recovery (AR) settings in the Admin console. This is part of a wider migration of our Admin console pages to a simplified and more streamlined experience, and will affect the sections at….

 

Create pointers to any file or folder in Google Drive with shortcuts

Last year, we announced a beta for shortcuts in Google Drive. This feature is now generally available and has started rolling out to all G Suite customers and users with personal Google Accounts. Shortcuts in Drive make it easier to organize content and point users to relevant information and files across various drives….

 

Less secure app turn-off suspended until further notice

Last December, we announced that we’d be turning off less secure app (LSA) access to G Suite accounts, and that you should migrate to OAuth authentication instead. The first phase of the LSA turn-down was scheduled for June 15, 2020…

 

 

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